City Beautiful Awards

Purple flower in green garden

Each year we celebrate our community and its beauty by honouring people who help make Woodstock beautiful through the time and effort they put into enhancing and maintain their properties. 

If you know an outstanding property, nominate them for a City Beautiful award! Nominations are now open and the submission deadline is July 21, 2024 at 11:55 p.m. You can also download and print a nomination form. Paper forms must be sent to the Parks Department office, 192 Old Wellington St. S.


Submissions are evaluated by a panel of gardening experts and volunteers based on the following criteria:

  • Originality of garden landscape design
  • Plant material
  • Maintenance and vigor of plant material and beds 
  • Overall effect

Finalists will be invited to a Garden Party in Southside Park where they can enjoy the beautiful gardens, delicious treats, music and lawn games. The best of class in each category will win a $300 gift card to a local garden centre, the 2nd place winning a $150 gift card and 3rd place winning $50.

Categories include

  1. Residential
  2. New Landscape Residential (within the last year)
  3. Commercial
  4. Industrial
  5. Institutional (School, Church, Bank, Hospital etc.)

Please note

  • Property entered / nominated must be within the City of Woodstock limits.
  • Property must be visible from the street.
  • Properties may be entered by the owner or nominated by an outside party; all entries subject to verification by the Awards Committee.

2023 City Beautiful Finalists 

  1. 317 Graham St.
  2. 768 Glenwood Dr.
  3. 310 Brompton Ave.
 New Landscape Residential (within the last year)
  1. 322 Short St.
  2. 333 Queen St.
  3. 615 Halifax
 Institutional (School, Church, Bank, Hospital etc.)
  1. Green Private Wealth Financial - 112 Springbank Ave.  
  2. First Ontario - 943 Dundas St.
  3. Woodstock Hospital - 310 Juliana Dr.
  1. Castle Building Centre – 668 Peel St. 
  2. Leon’s Furniture - 905 Dundas St. 
  3. PC Options - 899 Dundas St.
Photo Gallery: 2023 City Beautiful will appear here on the public site.

Check out our Facebook album to see all the nominees.

Thank you to all the nominees and those who nominated a deserving property!

Thank you to our sponsors! 


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